PI (Physik Instrumente) News

  1. PI Introduces Compact Planar XY Air Bearing Stages At Photonics West

    PI (Physik Instrumente) L.P. will be showcasing the newly released A-311 PIglide IS Series compact, planar XY air bearing stage at SPIE Photonics West. The stage is designed to deliver extremely precise and vibration-free motion, making it ideal for metrology, wafer inspection, laser marking, and other precision motion applications. PI, who was named a 2016 Photonics Prism Award finalist with its Fast Multi-Axis Photonics Alignment system, will also showcase innovative nanopositioning stages, piezo, voice coil and linear motors, hexapod 6-axis parallel positioning systems, beam steering and fiber alignment equipment.

  2. Physik Instrumente Promotes James Deichmann To Head PI’s US Western Region Sales Teams

    PI (Physik Instrumente) L.P. has promoted James Deichmann to Director of Sales for the US Western Region.

  3. New High-Speed Piezo Z-Stage And Digital Controller Value Packages For Microscopy And Metrology

    PI recently released several controller & stage value packages for microscopy and metrology applications. These affordable systems consist of a PIFOC® high performance fast piezo focus mechanism and a compact digital servo controller. These outstanding packages deliver higher performance at lower cost.

  4. PI's Ultra-Fast Optical Alignment System For SiP Production Named Prism Award Finalist

    PI (Physik Instrumente) has been named a 2016 Photonics Prism Award finalist for its FMPA Fast Multichannel Photonics Alignment Engine. This award is presented by SPIE & Photonics Media, and the winner will be announced on February 17 during the SPIE Photonics West conference.

  5. PI’s Miniature 6-Axis Piezo Hexapod For Dynamic Active Error Compensation

    PI (Physik Instrumente) recently introduces a miniature hexapod designed for dynamic error correction in all three linear and rotation axes. The P-915KWEF joins PI‘s hexapod portfolio of over 100 products from palm-sized units to high-load systems capable of positioning several tons with sub-micron precision.

  6. New Smaller, Lower Cost, Higher Performance Motion Controllers for Ultrasonic Piezo Positioners

    PI recently offered a new line of controllers for ultrasonic direct-drive motors and positioning stages that offer greater flexibility and responsiveness to user requirements. Positioning systems based on ultrasonic ceramic direct-drive motors provide very high dynamics and resolution in a compact, low-profile package. PI now offers a new line of motion controllers for these positioning systems to address the requirements for OEMs and research customers.

  7. PI’s Newest 32mm Wide x 7mm High Compact Rotary Stage

    PI (Physik Instrumente) has recently announced the Q-632 as the newest piezo inertia drive rotary stage to the existing product line of compact linear and rotary systems. This compact micropositioning drive features a 30 mm turnable diameter with a 360° rotation range, and is only 32 mm wide and 7 mm high.

  8. Accuracy In Small Steps: New Precision Linear Stepper Stage From PI

    PI (Physik Instrumente) released the new L-511 linear stage series featuring a minimum incremental motion as small as 0.02 µm. This 2-stage micro stepper motor platform is ideal for precision positioning demanded by science and industry markets, especially those with high duty application cycles. Vacuum compatible versions are available.

  9. PI's New Faster, Larger Tip/Tilt Piezo Beam Steering Mirrors

    PI recently released their newest piezo steering mirrors, the S-331 fast tip/tilt platform with milli-second response and setting time and high dynamic linearity. These fast tip/tilt platforms are ideal for precision optics application in ambient and vacuum enviroments.

  10. Multi-Axis Piezo-Motor Positioners: Ultra-Compact, Stackable Linear and Rotary Stages by PI

    PI presents the new miniaturized, multi-axis linear and rotary positioners. This series of Q-Motion piezo motor has over 50 models that cover varying sizes and motion ranges and cam be used in many applications